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iam going to install 8 sheet 4x8 5/8 quiet rock 530 to sound proof a master bedroom does any one has any idea how much is the installation of this drywall each sheet is 94.95 plus tax advise, always thank for any help. :Thumbs:
 

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Does Quietrock install like reg rock - with screws or nails? I'm curious about the sound transmitting thru the fasteners.
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Maybe you should just quit making so much noise in there!
 

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According to their website install is identical to regular drywall, other than having to cut the stuff differently (no scoring/breaking).

I was interested in this stuff at one time until I talked to a rep and he quoted me a price similar to yours. :eek: :eek:
 

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woah, at that price might as well use a plexiglass wall. Maybe some insulation along with that spray on car insulation to keep it quiet. I dont think walls are the problem at my house, the squeaky bed is.
 

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Unless I was in a race, I wouldn't use the product. You waste 15% as scrap (any job will) and the product is lacking in the bass region of sound.

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It is good, heavy and it works

iam going to install 8 sheet 4x8 5/8 quiet rock 530 to sound proof a master bedroom does any one has any idea how much is the installation of this drywall each sheet is 94.95 plus tax advise, always thank for any help. :Thumbs:

Quiet rock is similar to sheetrock. Up close, Quiet rock consists of (a Hardi backer board in the back and a 5/8" sheetrock on top of it). Of course there is more it than that. I'm just telling you what it looks like to me.

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Taylor

P.S. We have tested it out. When we were shouting really loud from wall to wall, we only heard as it was a whisper. As for the hitting again the wall, the material transfers the noise just as the same as it wasn’t there. I hope this helps. Oh yeah... this baby... she's HEAVY!!!
 

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I have used RC, QuietRock, SoundBoard. QuietRock is effective but very expensive and she's HEAVY! Lastly, RC channels can be short now and then.

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Taylor

P.S. If you have some extra time and don't mind wasting a couple inches for any rooms. You can put a 2x6 bottom plate and top plate with interchange 2x4 studs for any dividing wall and add two layers of 5/8" sheetrock, insulation on each side of the wall. This is the cheapest and effective way of not buying QuietRock. As for me I don't have this option, condo needs as much room as possible, especially here in California. The clients do not want to hear that they are losing a couple of each per room and etc... Not a good selling point.
 

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We always did sound rooms with 2" metal channel floating 1" from the wall, with two layers of rock... long as it floats the sound doesn't have much to travel through.
 

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Slinger,

What is this 2" metal channel? Is this a 2" deep steel stud / track?

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Yes, exactly. We did three sound studios, a TV editing room and several smaller jobs using that method. Nothing connects the "new" wall to the old, it floats.. much like a floating floor, it's connected but not with fasteners. Course this was a few years ago, not up on the newest sound technology but it works well. The air gap of 1 inch worked with 1/2 firerock at the time to bring sound levels to .02 dolby. The doors however, were expensive. You can find sound proofed doors/frames to fit the application, but they cost.
 
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